August 19, 2022

Hasina Najibi (left) and Raihana Rahimi (right) wear their old Afghan Air Force uniforms while visiting the Paragon pilot training school in Fort Myers, Florida, on July 6, 2022

Eight stories of Afghan woman who fled Afghanistan one year ago and are building new lives, from the beaches of Florida to the suburbs of Dublin.

These are women who once were full of optimism about the future of their country. They joined Afghanistan’s security forces, or became educators, artists, and activists. Now they are free and safe. But they are also far from the homes they love, and the futures they deserve.

Source: Far From HomeTIME Magazine – in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and in collaboration with Rukhshana Media, an Afghan women’s media organization. by Zahra Joya and Amie Ferris-Rotman, August 11, 2022

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